Dublin – National Library of Ireland

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ADDRESS: Kildare Street, Dublin 2
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Dublin – National Library of Ireland
The National Library offers an exciting programme of exhibitions, events and learning opportunities for people of all ages and interests. Follow the links below to find out more.

The collections of the National Library constitute a unique learning resource for students of all aspects of Irish history and culture.

This section contains information on exhibitions currently on display in the Library's buildings, travelling exhibitions available for loan, online exhibitions, as well as an archive of previous exhibitions.

We host a wide variety of events including public lectures, poetry and music recitals, theatre, children's storytelling, creative workshops, and much more.

The National Library of Ireland’s holdings constitute the most comprehensive collection of Irish documentary material in the world and offer an invaluable representation of Ireland’s history and heritage.

There are collections of printed books, manuscripts, prints and drawings, photos maps, newpapers, microfilms and ephemera. The library’s research facilities are open to all those genuine research needs.

The National Library Opining Hours

Mon – Wed: 9.30am – 9pm
Thurs – Fri:  9.30am – 5pm
Saturday:      9.30am – 1pm